Nowadays, mobile cellular communications concern multi-millions of people , many enterprises and national interests. Because of the few illegal interceptions, by habit or by belief, the majority of users have an angelic confidence in the privacy of their conversations. Nevertheless, a doubt subsists when the news unveils the existence of unfair, excessive or uncontrolled interceptions. Meanwhile, legislation is evolving and the technology is capable of protecting personal and sensitive information. What are the judicial and investigative tools for legal surveillance, that are apt to guarantee the ordinary citizen or an enterprise against assault? What is behind the mobile GSM telephone on this subject?
ACM SIGSAC Review – Association for Computing Machinery
Published: Apr 1, 1997